[RFC] what do we do with picobsd ?

M. Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Tue Jan 31 12:05:33 PST 2006

In message: <20060131195637.U95776 at fledge.watson.org>
            Robert Watson <rwatson at FreeBSD.org> writes:
: On Tue, 31 Jan 2006, M. Warner Losh wrote:
: > Given how intertwingled picobsd is to the underly OS, I think you are going 
: > to have a hard time getting to #3.  #2 is fine with me.
: My feelings here are pretty much the same -- I'm skeptical about the continued 
: ability to maintain PicoBSD outside CVS in a long-term way, given tight 
: integration with the source tree.  People can and do maintain there own 
: versions of FreeBSD releases and wrappers (FreeSBIE is presumably the most 
: successful example), but it's a lot of work, and if there's trouble finding 
: enough hands for the current PicoBSD, it doesn't seem likely it will get more 
: hands somewhere else.

Our company maintains its own release tools that would fall somewhere
between PicoBSD and NanoBSD.  We've tried very hard to make them
version independent, but it is a constant struggle.


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